Professional Guardian Law and Legal Definition

Professional guardian means an individual, agency, or organization that provides guardianship services to individuals. Professional guardians gets paid for their services. They will be reimbursed for out of pocket expenses also. They act at the direction of an entity that receives funding or compensation for services provided as a guardian. Professional guardian may be public or private.

Private Professional Guardians are professionals with experience in the issues related to guardianship. They may possess the desire to positively influence the lives of people who are mentally disabled. The fee prescribed for professional guardianship services must be reasonable and approved by the court when a guardian is appointed.